Local Recommendations

None of these recommendations are financially associated with Powderama, we’ve just put them here as a little bit of help in your planning of your trip to Chamonix


Le Vagabond. Cheap accommodation and an excellent bar that many locals have as their ‘local’, not far from the centre of Chamonix.
Le Chamoniard Volant. A real French Gite, not too far out of Chamonix towards Les Praz and Argentière.
Gite Ski Station. Rustic but does the job right next door to Le Brévent. 5 minutes from the centre of town.


Le Vert. A simple hotel situated out of Chamonix centre towards Les Houches.
Crête Blanche. Tucked behind one of the supermarkets on the high street of Chamonix. An excellent location.
La Source. Cheap and basic but does the job in the centre of Chamonix.
Hotel Les Lanchers. On the main road in Les Praz, not far from La Flégère.


Cru Chalets. The centre of Chamonix
Cold Fusion.
Situated in Les Praz they’re great for the single traveller or small groups.

Self Catering

Mountain Base A good choice of places to rent dotted around Chamonix.
Snostation A varied choice of apartments.

Ski Shops

Pro Concept Store Just behind the Aiguille du Midi lift in Place de l’Aiguille du Midi. 04 50 54 21 43

Les Houches
Ski Perf. Route de l’Alpage in Les Houches, opposite the Hotel du Bois. Frequented by many a Chamonix-based ski instructor.

Airport and In-resort Transfers

Mountain Drop Offs A professional outfit who have been running in Chamonix for 10 years.

Deluxe Transfers A small family run transfer company. A small but quality operation.